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Scarsdale10583.com is your community website, for Scarsdale, Edgemont and Hartsdale, New York. Content includes village and school news, events, people, real estate, food, arts, sports, entertainment and opinion. Founded in January 2009, the site has become a vital community resource. Content, advertisements, classified ads, photos and letters are welcome and should be sent to the site email address: scarsdalecomments@gmail.com .

Contributors:

Joanne11 19Joanne Wallenstein: Before launching Scarsdale10583.com in January 2009, Joanne worked in magazine publishing, advertising and internet marketing. A Scarsdale resident for over 20 years, she volunteered for many community organizations including the PTA, and the League of Women Voters and was elected to serve on the School Board Nominating Committee and the Citizens Nominating Committee. Her three children are graduates of the Scarsdale Public Schools and she lives in Greenacres. Contact her at scarsdalecomments@gmail.com.

Stacie Waldman: Stacie Waldman's background is in sales, marketing, and public health. She worked for big pharma for 9 years then earned he master's degree in public health at Johns Hopkins. She then combined her interest in public health with her industry experience to build public private partnerships for health. She volunteers with the Junior League of Central Westchester and is their social media chairperson. She loves to write, hike, and travel. She is married with two children.

Laura Halligan is a writer, editor, and marketing professional with over 25 years of experience in corporate communications. Her background includes 10 years with UBS, where she served as manager of branding and marketing services, and work as a publicist for clients such as Mitsubishi Motors and Janssen Pharmaceutica. Laura has been an active volunteer in Scarsdale for years, and currently serves as a consultant for The Acceleration Project and a member of the Scarsdale Village Advisory Committee on Communications. She has lived Heathcote with her husband and two daughters since 2009.

Food Columnist Judie Dweck: Before writing for Scarsdale 10583, Judie taught second grade in NYC and later taught creative cooking for children at Edgewood and Fox Meadow Schools and at the Scarsdale Day Camp. She authored food related articles for Jack and Jill Magazine, The Pleasure of Cooking and Scarsdale Inquirer. Her three grown children are graduates of the Scarsdale Public Schools.

Sportswriter Ray Cooper is an investment banker at Citi in New York. He has lived in Scarsdale for 20 years. He coached travel basketball and softball for several years and is an active member of Westchester Reform Temple. He lives in Heathcote and his two children are graduates of Scarsdale High School. Ray received a BS from Lehigh University and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He can be reached at Raymondcooper@optonline.net.

 

 


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Letter from Scarsdale Mayor Marc Samwick

Letter from Scarsdale Mayor Marc Samwick

Below find a letter dated April 8 from Scarsdale Mayor Marc Samwick:
Dear Scarsdale Residents,
On Monday evening, the Village came together – each in ou...

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Around Town

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Visual Inspiration: Out and About at the Sheldrake Nature Preserve

Visual Inspiration: Out and About at the Sheldrake Nature Preserve

Scarsdale photographer Jon Thaler found a good place to appreciate nature and social distance. He has been visiting the Sheldrake Nature Preserve on W...

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Neighborhood News

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Will Scarsdale Residents Get Tax Relief Due to the Economic Crisis?

Will Scarsdale Residents Get Tax Relief Due to the Economic Crisis?

Will Scarsdale taxpayers get any relief on payment of their real estate taxes due to the economic downturn? Some are calling for the Village to allow ...

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On Our Minds

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Passover in the Time of a Modern Plague: Recipes for 2020

Passover in the Time of a Modern Plague: Recipes for 2020

Due to the crisis, you probably won't have all the usuals around the table for Passover, which begins on April 8. Passover 2020 may be a virtual celeb...

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On Our Radar

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Parenting

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Scarsdale Stays Busy While Social Distancing

Scarsdale Stays Busy While Social Distancing

Despite the orders to practice social distancing, residents are finding ways to get out of the house. Here are some photos and observations from this ...

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Village Voices

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Shout it Out

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Schools

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Reflections from a Sidelined College Senior: The Class of 2020 Will Never Get Back to Normal

Reflections from a Sidelined College Senior: The Class of 2020 Will Never Get Back to Normal

This was written by Carly Glickenhaus, a 2016 graduate of Scarsdale High School and a member of the Georgetown University Senior Class:

The novelty of ...

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The Goods

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A Brief History of Corona Time

A Brief History of Corona Time

Stacey Brodsky This reflection was sent to Scarsdale10583 by former resident and Scarsdale Village Trustee Stacey Brodsky:
Once upon a time six long wee...

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Real Estate

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Real Estate: A Grand Scale Sale in Scarsdale

Real Estate: A Grand Scale Sale in Scarsdale

Somehow the buyers and sellers of an exquisite Scarsdale property managed to close the sale during the pandemic. See below for the $4.7mm sales of a m...

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Arts and Entertainment

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The List: Local Restaurants Who Deliver or Offer Curbside Pick-up

The List: Local Restaurants Who Deliver or Offer Curbside Pick-up

With many practicing social distancing or even quarantined at home, it’s good to know that almost all of your favorite foods from local restaurants is...

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People

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Health

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128 Test Positive in Scarsdale; Latimer Gives Westchester County Update

128 Test Positive in Scarsdale; Latimer Gives Westchester County Update

Westchester County Executive George Latimer Provides Daily Press Briefings on Zoom

We listened in on a press conference with Westchester County Executi...

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